The Gender Resource Centre aims to streamline coordination and strengthen implementation of women empowerment programmes and schemes in the state.
- Strengthening capacities and institutionalised processes for an improved response to gender and social equity concerns across the various sectors.
- Facilitating women’s empowerment at the grassroots level through participatory learning approaches that focus on awareness and behaviour change on HNWASH issues.
- Helping build a strong and co-ordinated response and redressal mechanism onviolence against women.
SWASTH supports the Government of Bihar to help curb violence against women
Bounded by Nepal in the north, Supaul is a flood-affected area due to the presence of the Kosi river.
Located in north Bihar, Sheohar is a highly flood-prone district due to the Bagmati and Gandak Rivers. People grow mainly paddy, maize and wheat.
Located in north-east Bihar, Purnea lies in the fertile Gangetic plains as rivers Kosi and Mahananda irrigate the region.
Located in north Bihar on the border of Nepal, Madhubani has rich clayey soil suitable for paddy and sugarcane cultivation.
Located in the plains of river Kosi in north-east Bihar, Madhepura is frequently hit by droughts in summer as well floods in the monsoon.
Located in north-east Bihar, Kishanganj touches Nepal on the north and is very close to Bangladesh. It is the only tea producing district of Bihar.
Located in south-east Bihar, Jamui is resource rich with abundant reserves of mica, coal, gold and iron ore.
Located in south Bihar, Gaya is a tourist destination which gets its name from the mythological demon Gayasur.